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LFC's greatest moments ...

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    Courtesy of Liverpoolfc.tv:

    On June 3, 1892, Liverpool Football Club was officially born, with John Houlding its founding chairman.

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    Crowned champions


    Liverpool were champions of England for the first time in April 1901. Sam Raybould was the Reds' top scorer, firing 17 league goals en route to the title.​
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    Liddellpool


    Billy Liddell scored his first goal as the Reds edged a sensational 11-goal thriller against Chelsea in September 1946. The Scotsman would go on to become an icon at Anfield.

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    Bill Shankly


    On December 1, 1959, a charismatic Scotsman by the name of Bill Shankly was appointed as Phil Taylor's successor as manager at Anfield.
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    Walk on


    Gerry Marsden (below) and the Pacemakers reached No.1 with their version of You'll Never Walk Alone in 1963 - and the tune was soon adopted as the Kop's unofficial anthem.​
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    All red


    Liverpool sported their famous all-red strip for the first time in a European tie at home to Anderlecht  in November 1964.​
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    Cup glory


    Shankly's men ended a 73-year wait and won the FA Cup for the first time as Leeds were beaten 2-1 on an historic afternoon at Wembley in May 1965.​
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    Europe conquered


    Liverpool won their first European trophy as Borussia Monchengladbach were beaten over two legs in the final of the UEFA Cup in May 1973.​
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    Bob Paisley


    Paisley reluctantly took over the Anfield managerial reigns in July 1974 - he would go on to become the Reds' most successful manager of all time.

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    Electric Anfield


    David Fairclough scored one of our most celebrated goals as St Etienne were famously defeated in the European Cup quarter-final on arguably the greatest of all Anfield nights in March 1977.​
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    Rome 1977


    The Reds won their first European Cup in Rome after defeating Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1 at the Stadio Olimpico. ​
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    King Kenny


    Kenny Dalglish joined Bob Paisley's newly-crowned European champions for a British record fee of £440,000 from Celtic in August 1977.​
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    Smoking Joe


    Joe Fagan succeeded Bob Paisley as Liverpool manager in June 1983 - within a year, he had won the European Cup, first division and League Cup as boss.

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    Merseypride


    Liverpool and Everton met in the first all-Merseyside Wembley final in March 1984 but it took a solitary Graeme Souness strike in the Maine Road replay to decide the destiny of the Milk Cup.

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    Eternal city


    Alan Kennedy's successful penalty conversion clinched a dramatic shoot-out victory over AS Roma in Rome and a fourth European Cup for the club in May 1984.

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    Double winners


    Liverpool won the coveted league and cup double by beating Everton in the FA Cup final at Wembley in May 1986.

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    Treble winners


    On a thrilling night in Dortmund in May 2001, Liverpool completed an unprecedented cup treble with a thrilling 5-4 victory over Alaves in the UEFA Cup final.

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    Istanbul's miracle


    On May 25, 2005, Liverpool staged the most heroic comeback of all time to win the Champions League on penalties after trailing AC Milan 3-0 at the interval in Istanbul.

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    Steven Gerrard


    In one of the most exciting FA Cup finals of all-time, Gerrard inspired the Reds to fight back to 3-3 against West Ham before they won the cup on penalties in May 2006.

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    Liverpool legends


    On May 19, 2013, Bootle boy Jamie Carragher said goodbye to the Kop after 737 appearances - only Toxteth's Ian Callaghan, with 857, has played more games for the Reds.​
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